Dec 7, 2012 4:30am PST
service workers are threatening to strike during one of the busiest times of the year. union members picketed at the port of oakland yesterday on behalf of nonunion workers who say they have been mistreated for trying to organize. one woman complained she was fired for complaining about working conditions. >> who is going to support me? i have to pay more rent. i have to pay my food. >> union members want airport contractor to address nonunion workers complaints. they also want a new contract and want both by december 17th or they may go on strike. >>> 4:34 right now. bart is giving military veterans a leg up. the board of directors approved a new hiring policy yesterday. it gives veterans a 5% chance over other perspective workers. veterans must have six months of active status and honorable discharge and they must also pass is a new exam. >>> survivors of the attack on pearl harbor will be honored today in alameda. today is the 71st anniversary of the tragedy that helped usher the united states into world war ii. it will include the arrival of veterans in world war ii for. it will
Dec 12, 2012 4:30am PST
union. >> good morning westbound, we will tell you more about the morning commute. >- .y÷$@y+o3vhpe . >>> good morning, there is a little bit of rain out there, cold and breezy, high in the 50s. >>> and time now 4:43, the man accused of kidnapping sierra lemar is scheduled to be arraigned on new charges. he faces three counts of kidnapping in connection with kidnapping three women in front of safe way stores. he is going to give a plea. >>> and in connection to homicide, victims were bound and gag. a not her late teens -- a woman in her late teens was found and the woman remains in critical condition. they arrested two men on murder charges and meanwhile tyler miller and another woman is charged with accessory to murder. >> there was extensive relationship between the victims and the suspect. >> reporter: police are not saying where they were beaten and shot or why they were left in the street. >>> they are confirming a long range rocket appears to have sent an object into orbit. this is new video of a massive victory parade in north korea to celebrate the successful rocket launch.
Dec 11, 2012 4:30am PST
. they are asking them to opt out of paying dues even though the union works on their behalf. >> we give freedom of choice to our workplace and legislature move promptly moving us through the legislature and when it arrives on my desk i plan on signing it. >> the says the show -- states show it is a right to work for less. >> the bill is expected to pass and 23 other states already have right to work laws. >>> they are giving 3.5 to buy additional cars. the that will allow it to run passenger trains at half hour intervals. the money had been earmarked for pedestrian and cyclist safety. >>> let's go to traffic with sal. hey, sal. >>> once again we are looking at the golden gate bridge and check it out it looks like they have reopened most of the lanes south and north and you might see some lane workers in the lanes so just be careful if you come up on that and also with the bay bridge, that looks good coming into san francisco. it is always surprising and there are no problems getting into san francisco right now. if you are driving that traffic is off it a good start. let's go to steve.